senate Bill S1223

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S1223 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 §§37-0901 - 37-0917, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3141A, S1526B
2009-2010: A10089B, S7070D

S1223 - Summary

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products; establishes the interstate chemical clearinghouse.

S1223 - Sponsor Memo

S1223 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1223

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERKINS,  ADAMS,  ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DIAZ,
  DILAN, GIANARIS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, PERAL-
  TA, SAVINO, SERRANO, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regu-
  lation of toxic chemicals in children's products

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 9 to read as follows:
                                TITLE IX
                 TOXIC CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS
SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0903. CHEMICALS OF HIGH CONCERN.
        37-0905. PRIORITY CHEMICALS.
        37-0907. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON PRIORITY CHEMICALS.
        37-0909. SALES PROHIBITION.
        37-0911. APPLICABILITY.
        37-0913. ENFORCEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION.
        37-0915. INTERSTATE CHEMICAL CLEARINGHOUSE.
        37-0917. REGULATIONS.
S 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
  AS  USED  IN  THIS  TITLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE INDICATES, THE
FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS.
  1. "CHILDREN'S APPAREL" MEANS ANY ITEM OF CLOTHING  THAT  CONSISTS  OF
FABRIC  OR  RELATED  MATERIAL INTENDED OR PROMOTED FOR USE IN CHILDREN'S
CLOTHING. CHILDREN'S APPAREL DOES NOT MEAN PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DESIGNED
TO PREVENT INJURY, INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  BICYCLE  HELMETS,
ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS, KNEE PADS OR ELBOW PADS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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